As it pertains to the lien sale process, the lien holder is the individual or company that is conducting the lien sale. They are the person or entity that needs to have a balance paid or a vehicle removed.
A lien sale is a DMV procedure that may be used by individuals, mechanics, body shops, junk yards or law enforcement to collect fees due for unpaid and overdo services, notify registered owners or interested parties or legal owners that there is a balance due, or that a vehicle has been abandoned or abated. In the case of a mechanic or body shop, It allows the lien holder to recover their costs, in the case of law enforcement or individuals, to notify interested parties that this vehicle needs to be removed or it will be sold and or destroyed.
REG 168 A form (certification of lien sale for vehicle valued $4000 or less – Civil Code 3072)
A bill of sale from the lien holder to the buyer (yourself)
A reg 343 form (application for title or registration)
A reg 156 form (application for replacement plates, stickers, documents)
Note: In addition to the documents requested above, if your vehicle has no California record/has been registered out of state, you will need the following:
A Vin Verification
If it is a commercial vehicle, you will need a weighmaster certificate
The DMV itself
Proxy service – registration service – although we cannot immediately process your application like a regular transfer ,we can assist you in getting the paperwork in order and taking your application to the DMV.
If you purchased a vehicle from out of state, or are bringing in your vehicle from another state - you must register it within 10 days. Let us take care of the process for you from beginning to end.
If you've lost the title to a vehicle you purchased and need help getting it into your name - we can help you fix this problem. These are called bonded titles & we can help you get these fixed for you.
Has your customer not paid you for your services? Has a vehicle been abandoned on your property? Has a customer disappeared on you with no way to get a hold of them? The lien sale process is the right solution for you!
If you’ve lost your car title, it can be a huge hassle. You may have to wait weeks or even months before getting the new one in the mail. It doesn’t have to be this way though – we make replacing your car title easy and fast so you don’t have to worry about it anymore.
If you are looking for DMV services, call (951) 409-9091 to get your suspended registration cleared. We offer the best service at reasonable rates!
Too late or too soon to file for a PNO? Affidavit of Non-Use is the right option for you
If you don’t plan on using your vehicle make sure to file a non-op on it as soon as possible.
Having your address updated on your registration card is very important
You can add your newly acquired vehicle for your PFR account through us.
Apply for Disabled Vet License Plates
If you have a vehicle that has fallen off of the DMV system our staff can help you re-introduce this vehicle into the DMV record
For vehicles with Manufacturer Statement of Origin (MSO) or out-of-state title
Registration for brand new vehicles entering California
Order special/personalized plates
Permanent Trailer ID (PTI) transactions, such as boat trailers, van trailers, horse trailers, or toy haulers
Do you need to reassign a plate to your vehicle? Our staff can do this for you within minutes.
If your bank requires that they be on the title listed as a legal owner our office can handle this transaction for you quickly in our office.
Submitting an NRL as soon as you sell a car is absolutely imperative to avoid any legal issues or headaches. Our team can help you get this done ASAP.
When your transaction at the DMV is not complete, you will need a permit to operate your vehicle.